Tag Archives: art

ARTIST PROFILE: JEFF KOONS

by marissa bea One of my heroes, and the man who creates controversy at every turn, Jeff Koons, is one of the absolute greats in the contemporary art world. Koons, a university educated artist, worked on Wall Street as a commodity broker for several years, and brought his unique view of art marketing into his [...]

BJORK VS. POLLOCK

by Jonathan Ledoux August 8, 1949: Life Magazine publishes a four page spread of paintings by an unknown Jackson Pollock with the question “Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?” Half a century later in June of 1993 Bjork Guomundsdottir released her first solo album Debut. Although the publication and release of [...]

BEST SHEEP ART I’VE SEEN THIS WEEK

by bmac Living in the YouTube era, I’m sure most of you have had a “holy shit you really can see anything on the internet” moment at some point. … Maybe it was when you watched the compilation of every single curse ever uttered on the Sopranos, or when you saw dolphins playing with magical [...]

ART & MUSIC BY YOÑLU

by onu ko Yoñlu from Rio Grande, Brazil proved to be an exciting musical discovery for me. It’s completely tragic that he committed suicide at age 16 but I try not to think of that when objectively listening to his music. From the range of songs I was able to hear, it’s clear that this [...]

ART IN THE PARK / GALLERY NIGHT

by ryan s. Another month’s first Friday means it’s gallery night on Ponce De Leon Ave. in Coral Gables. The evening started ominously as my favorite gallery and the most reliable open bar, was inexplicably closed. I freestyled a new route which was initially disappointing from a visual perspective until I arrived at The America’s [...]

THE ART OF POLITICS

by lora kolodny You may have heard of new media artist, sculptor, printmaker, photographer, painter (etc.) Jonathan Horowitz, perhaps been lucky enough to see his work in the MoMA collection, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, or Migros museum in Zurich. ACROSS THE WIRE BY BLUE STATES:

ART AT YOUR OWN RISK

by daniella k She describes her work as violation by your own invitation, and if youre into contemporary art, you definitely want an invite. Elliot Young, born Leann Elliot has captured a sophistication and subtlety in her ever-evolving portfolio that many young contemporary artists today lack. Instead of throwing the always too obvious political, social, [...]